A choker necklace could well be the one piece of fashion jewelry you definitely need this summer (note: fashion is never a practical beast). Yes, you could just buy a piece of lush black velvet, but why not upgrade to a lace, crucifix-adorned or even see-through plastic version? Wear it with your best '90s-inspired floral dress, crop top or spaghetti-strap slip. We also recommend raiding a boy's wardrobe for a roomy V-neck sweater and styling it with your best chunky boots and your hair in two braids — perfect casual evening outfit, nailed. 

Check out how Elle Fanning rocks the choker trend. 

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